Ghana Health News 

Smoke from firewood, charcoal and polluted water to blame for stillbirths

It has been established that until every Ghanaian gets access to potable water and the use of firewood and charcoal is stopped, stillbirths, in the country, will remain with us for a long time. A new research has revealed that the use of charcoal and firewood, as well as the consumption of contaminated drinking water, are responsible for 25% of all stillbirths in Ghana. Firewood and charcoal are also the predominant cooking fuel in rural Ghana owing to poverty and limited access to clean fuels. In Ghana, institutional stillbirth figures…

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